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The Alien that Ate Christmas

(2012)
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THE ALIEN THAT ATE CHRISTMAS (illustrated edition)

A seasonal short story showcasing Santa, slay-bells and some shocking sci-fi screams!

DESCRIPTION

There are many things you don't expect to see when you wake up in your bedroom on the evening of Christmas Eve. Santa Claus tied up in a chair and being threatened by an alien was right at the top of young Timmy's list. Sadly for our orphan hero, the alien has plans to save the Earth by giving the planet just what it wants. And that's when the trouble REALLY starts...

This is the illustrated edition, featuring five beautiful interior color illustrations by Stefano Trainito.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Stephen Hunt is the creator of the 'Jackelian' adventure series, now on its 6th book, published across the world via HarperCollins alongside their other fantasy authors, George R.R. Martin, J.R.R. Tolkien, Raymond E. Feist and C.S. Lewis.

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ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR

Stefano Trainito is one of Italy's leading illustrators.

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FORMAT

Short story - standalone.

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REVIEWS

Praise for Stephen Hunt's novels:

'Hunt's imagination is probably visible from space. He scatters concepts that other writers would mine for a trilogy like chocolate-bar wrappers.'
- TOM HOLT

'All manner of bizarre and fantastical extravagance.'
- DAILY MAIL

'Compulsive reading for all ages.'
- GUARDIAN

'Studded with invention.'
-THE INDEPENDENT

'To say this book is action packed is almost an understatement... a wonderful escapist yarn!'
- INTERZONE

'Hunt has packed the story full of intriguing gimmicks... affecting and original.'
- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

'A rip-roaring Indiana Jones-style adventure.'
- RT BOOK REVIEWS

'A curious part-future blend.'
- KIRKUS REVIEWS

'An inventive, ambitious work, full of wonders and marvels.'
- THE TIMES

'Hunt knows what his audience like and gives it to them with a sardonic wit and carefully developed tension.'
- TIME OUT

'A ripping yarn ... the story pounds along... constant inventiveness keeps the reader hooked... the finale is a cracking succession of cliffhangers and surprise comebacks. Great fun.'
- SFX MAGAZINE

'Put on your seatbelts for a frenetic cat and mouse encounter... an exciting tale.'
- SF REVU

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AGE ADVISORY

Age 10 plus

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READ THIS BOOK IF YOU LIKE THESE AUTHORS...

Douglas Adams
Terry Pratchett
Neil Gaiman

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GENRES

Fantasy (humour)
Adventure (scifi)
Young adult (adventure)

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Genre: Science Fiction

Used availability for Stephen Hunt's The Alien that Ate Christmas

Kindle Editions

November 2012 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Alien that Ate Christmas (An illustrated seasonal short story showcasing Santa, slay-bells and some shocking scifi screams).
Author(s): Stephen Hunt
Publisher: Green Nebula Press
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